News In Brief: Ferrari, AT&T; Convergys, Harbinger, HTC
Italian sports car maker Ferrari today launched its first smartphone, to display exclusive pictures and content provided by Opus Media Group. Just 200,000 specially adapted Asus Liquid E devices are available, featuring the famous “prancing horse” logo.
AT&T and T-Mobile ran out of Windows Phone 7 devices within two days of the launch of the first units on November 9, with many stores lacking even a demo unit, Brighthand.com reports.
Customer management firm Convergys has added advanced credit management capabilities to its latest billing product.
US hedge fund Harbinger – the prime backer of the $7 billion (€5.1 billion) LightSquared 4G project – has been hit by the withdrawal of funds by key investors such as Goldman Sachs and the Blackstone Group.
Indian telecom minister A Raja is under pressure to resign over his role in the sale of 2G spectrum, allegedly at excessively low prices.
HTC has unveiled two new Windows Phone 7 smartphones for the Hong Kong market.